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When voting to close as a duplicate of an unanswered question, the wording of the auto-comment "Does this answer your question?" makes no sense

Currently, when voting to close a question as a duplicate of another question, the system automatically posts a comment in the following format: Does this answer your question? [link] However, this ...
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What happens to privileges earned during the Beta phase when a site graduates?

It was recently announced that our site is graduating from Beta status in December. What happens to privileges earned while in beta? For example, I'm not there yet on this particular site, but 500 rep ...
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Let us not forget duplicates

Oftentimes new questions appear that are "very likely" to be duplicates, but which are not addressed as that (either voted to close for other reason or answered). I would like to "gently remind us" ...
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Should we be so quick in voting to close question from new users?

My experience with voting on the reviewing queues is that the community quickly votes to close question even when the user is visibly new to Econ.SE. The last example of this sort is this question, ...
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Do high reputation (500+) people know about the close questions review queue?

I notice that only four people have participated in the review queue for questions with pending close votes since I last voted. I last voted during the private beta, as I don't have enough reputation ...
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